October 9, 2019 / 1:28 PM / 7 days ago

Turkish warplanes strike northeast, 'huge panic: Kurdish-led SDF

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said Turkish warplanes struck its region in the northeast, sparking “huge panic among people” on Wednesday.

“Turkish warplanes have started to carry out air strikes on civilian areas,” SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said on Twitter.

Syrian state media and a Kurdish official separately said bombing hit the town of Ras al-Ain in the northeast along the Turkish border.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Alison Williams

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